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Enhanced sidebar: question-related information

The sidebar on WPSE is already providing a lot of helpful links and related questions. Nevertheless I would find it helpful to have some more question-related information (like the linked section). ...
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3answers
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How to welcome new users on WPSE

Again and again there are people who are new, haven't read the FAQ and post off-topic or badly researched questions. I am not here to complain but to find the best way to help them while not telling ...
2
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1answer
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Get Updates on Favorited Questions

I'm not sure if this is a Stackexchange thing or a WP Meta question exactly but I was wondering why, whenever you favorite (click the star) on a question, you don't get alerts / notifications whenever ...
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1answer
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Can we gift users rep for answering a question that should be deleted?

A short while back I asked a ridiculously simple question and it was marked as "On Hold - Off Topic". Looking at it I realized I should have known the answer, but as I tried to make clear I was having ...
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0answers
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Can we have wireframes? Like on UX.SE?

One thing I really like on UX.SE is that you can add a quick sketch to your question or answer that shows what you thought about, what to expect, etc. In WordPress we often have that need, but need ...
8
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0answers
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A dynamic community promotion ad for the current bounties

Apple folks were so kind as to share the following dynamic ad: Number live as of NOW at WPSE, UTC 2013-11-24 at 1:33 Yes, just go to any Stack Exchange site, open any post and paste the following ...
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29answers
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★ A better name for our site ★

Currently our question header states WORDPRESS ANSWERS but in our FAQ, filed under "How to ask", we can find the following important bit of text: What topics can I ask about here? ...
19
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5answers
549 views

WooCommerce dumping its support here in a direct menu link

As of 2013-09-30 13:22:00Z the menu link at Woo site iscompletely removed. Related post: http://wordpress.stackexchange.com/q/115966/12615 There, we come to know on the OP words that That's ...
4
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1answer
54 views

Faving multiple chat messages

As some might know, we have LoopChat, which often features hilarious quotes. All those were extracted from our favs list - the "starred messages". But often "starred"/faved quotes get out of context ...
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1answer
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Would requiring new users to take a quiz on the FAQ improve question quality?

Was reading some of the other threads on question quality (I kind of like the idea about a mandatory advice page) and another on making WooCommerce questions off-topic (I like WooCommerce and ...
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2answers
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Improving cooperative efforts to improve our answer rate

If you all are interested, I think we should find a way to combine efforts in answering questions by creating an indicator that "[screenname] is currently answering this question." Reducing ...
6
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1answer
54 views

Mark unwanted tags (such as plugin-recommendation)

In a comment to a plugin-recommendation tagged question @toscho advised a user of reading the tag's description when/before using it. This is, of course, a good advise. However, let's be honest, who ...
6
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2answers
79 views

Link resized images to their full-size version

The Facts Images inside questions/answers are resized to fit within the container width. Yet they are stored as is, meaning with their original resolution, for instance. The Question Why not ...
6
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1answer
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Spammers, Unregistered Users, User Names

Within the last half hour, there was some spamming on WPSE. The post were created by different unregistered users sharing the same name AirMaxUK. So far, all posts have been removed, one of the ...
2
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0answers
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Alternative Format Options

At first: the possibilities to format a question or answer is fine. I like the markdown style, also the buttons to use it via click. But we use not only clients, there have all keys for format a ...
4
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1answer
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Tags are getting out of control - sky is the limit

The current situation Currently we got a rough number of 900+ tags. Which is much too much. Even with having this filter, it's more than anyone could search, as we have different variations of the ...
6
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0answers
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Please add zombie features

For the sake of all us, who love zombie movies: Please add a »28 hours later…« feature. Wouldn't that look much nicer, than »1 day later« ? I even added some blood in MS Paint to ...
3
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3answers
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Troubleshooting WordPress version N.N - Master List

Regularly, I find myself doing the same comment: "Have you already done a full troubleshooting?" In this Question I made the following one that brought me to the Meta: So, ain't nothing we can ...
5
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1answer
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Shouldn't notifications methods have some prominence in the FAQ?

Having the SENotifier installed, sometimes I reply in almost real time to comments made in Q&A. And feel it's a pity the other party haven't got an instant notification, so the problem gets solved ...
2
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2answers
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Threaded Comments

I've been turning it over in my head a bit recently, and I cannot come up with a good reason why there should not be threaded comments on questions. I do not think threaded comments would be ...
7
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1answer
67 views

Visual indicator for “moved”, “closed” and “migrated” Qs

Could we please have some sort of colored background for the Q-states I mentioned in the title? Maybe… orange for "moved" red for "closed" and blue for "migrated" Currently they look like ...
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1answer
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Could we get question block considered to be enabled for our stack?

We get a number of quite hardcore "help vampires" here, and I feel these users really get on peoples' nerves. Given that suspension is quite an extreme measure, we mods are hesitant to use this ...
4
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1answer
56 views

What to do with incomprehensible questions?

Many question on WPSE are incomprehensible as poor translation to English has happened. Sometimes you can get the gist of the question but other times the question is so poorly written that no sense ...
7
votes
1answer
53 views

Should we extend version tags ban?

We had banned wordress-[version] tags, but had cautiously left possibility of [version] tags for cases where they are really required. I was not keeping an eye on those and it seems we just got a ...
4
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1answer
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Capital P Dangit?

I find myself browsing the site daily and shaking my head in frustration with the number of people who incorrectly capitalize/case "WordPress" in their question titles. It's highlighted pretty well ...
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2answers
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Should we email derelict drive by users ? With stats now

I think one of the reason we have so many unanswered questions is because vagrant users come by --> ask a question --> get answer and never bother to come back and understand/ know how to vote ( or ...
4
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1answer
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Improvements for the UI

As known, there's a high rate of unanswered Qs. Maybe the following improvements help lowering their number: Show accept rate in "Questions" list view: Would make it much easier to search for people ...
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1answer
78 views

Should there be more control over links in user profiles ?

I stumbled upon a user whose "website" in the profile links to an adult dating site. In the Content Policy it explicitly states that : Sexually Explicit Material. Accounts that use Stack ...
6
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2answers
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Are low-rep edits inappropriate as discussional tool?

Since while back it's actually easier for new users to edit than leave a comment. Just now I encountered case where edit was not correcting or adding information to the answer, but was ...
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6answers
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How to Deal with Duplicate Questions?

Related to: Question/Answer Freshness as WordPress Evolves? I see a problem with people asking questions which have already been asked and answered. This seems to happen regularly as a number of ...
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3answers
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Hard Questions vs. Easy Questions?

How does StackExchange's mechanism address the difference between hard and easy questions? Honestly I want to participate in order to gain reputation but I'm seeing a big difference between the effort ...